How to be a Healthy Vegetarian

Vegetarians, on the whole, have less risk of heart attack and diabetes than their meat eating comrades.  They are less likely to suffer from high blood pressure, obesity, and high cholesterol and they have a considerably lower incidence of digestive disorders, gallbladder disease, constipation, and colon cancer (and possibly other cancers as well).  The research […]

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How to Discourage Iron Deficiency

One of the most common nutrition “problems” that I see in my office is iron deficiency (low iron levels).  This makes sense, considering iron deficiency is the most common nutritional deficiencies in the world, with women and children most commonly affected. Whether borderline or a full-blown clinical deficiency, there is usually a lot more going […]

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My Life in Practice

I used to find it odd that healthcare provider’s called their work “practice”.  Generally, I didn’t want a doctor practicing with my health; I wanted them to treat my health with accomplished perfection and confidence!  My understanding of the word practice was mostly applied to sports.  I would go to rugby practice or train during […]

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